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FFA prepares for leadership development event
TILDEN – The McMullen County ISD FFA chapter presented their leadership development event script to the county judge and other county employees at the county courthouse, Wednesday, Nov. 9. The stud...
Dec 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Variety added to school lunches at Three Rivers ISD
The wonderful aromas coming from the kitchen, the smiling faces, the new chef’s coats and hats, the excited conversation and fantastic flavors all came together last Thursday night for the unveilin...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Education Foundation Fall Fest deemed huge success
One could not have asked for better weather at Friday evening’s Fall Fest hosted by the Three Rivers Education Foundation, as attendees packed the old Bulldog baseball field on a cool, crisp night....
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students benefit from parents’ party
A party rocked the Live Oak County Coliseum Saturday night, Oct. 22, when people gathered to support the George West Education Foundation (GWEF) for their fifth year. GWEF volunteers say their miss...
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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George West Junior High registration, orientation to be held Aug. 16 and 18
George West Junior High will have orientation and Title 1 Information Meeting for students and parents on Aug. 16 and Aug. 18. Seventh graders will meet with Mrs. Lowe on Tuesday, Aug. 16, and eigh...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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GWISD discusses budget cuts
GEORGE WEST – Before the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 26, the school board held a budget workshop where the trustees discussed the reduced revenue expected this year. Superintendent Ty ...
Aug 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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George West ISD hires three new teachers
by Progress Staff
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GEORGE WEST – Three new teachers will join the staff roster at the George West Independent School District following action by the school board at its April 27 meeting. Superintendent Ty Sparks sai...
Youngsters go for gold in 53rd Little Olympics
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May 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
GEORGE WEST – In George West, there is a tradition that stands generations — three, at least. Little Olympics has been running continuously from at least 1963 and is basically, a mini-track meet. T...
Teacher houses to cost $726K
by Progress Staff
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
THREE RIVERS – It will cost an estimated $726,218 to build three rental homes to be occupied by Three Rivers Independent School District personnel, according to a bid approved by the board of trust...
New GWHS gym begins to take shape
by William J. Gibbs Jr.
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GEORGE WEST – The third phase of the George West Independent School District’s (ISD) nearly $18.5 million capital improvement campaign is well under way. Officials believe this phase will be comple...
School leader making plans to improve elementary
by William J. Gibbs Jr.
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
THREE RIVERS – “I’m a small school person. I’m a big believer in small schools and what they can do for children,” said Dr. Mary Springs, who as of April 18 is the superintendent of the Three River...
GW FCCLA attends state conference in Dallas
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Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
DALLAS – Twelve George West FCCLA chapter members attended the state FCCLA conference in Dallas April 6-9. Mollee Hermann, Anna Crawford and Kylie Wallace placed sixth in their STAR event called Ch...
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Veterans join activists in a march to Backwater Bridge just outside of the Oceti Sakowin camp during a snow fall as "water protectors" continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline adjacent to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation
CANNON BALL/FORT YATES, N.D. (Reuters) - U.S. veterans, thousands of whom last week helped stop a...
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Students attend a lecture for the entrance exam for postgraduate studies at a hall in Jinan
LONDON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The maker of the ACT college-entrance exam, which has been struggling...
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Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein waves to supporters as she leaves a news conference outside Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York
Green Party supporters rallied in freezing temperatures in Michigan's capital on Thursday and urg...
2016-12-08 15:31:00 -0600
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New York City's use of private apartment buildings to house multiple homeless families came under...
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